Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Financial Services
Jeevan Deep, IIIrd Floor,
Parliament Street, New Delhi
Dated the August 8, 2014
Chairman, SBI/CMDs of all Public Sector Banks including IDBI and SBI Associates
Subject: Transfer of female employees in Public Sector Banks- Minimizing their hardship
It has been brought to the notice of this Department that female employees of Public Sector Banks (PSBs), married or unmarried, when placed/transferred away from their husbands or parents, as the case may be, to distant locations face a genuine hardship and develop a feeling of insecurity. Keeping this in view, it has been decided:
i)To laccommodate las lfar las lpossible lplacement/transfer lof lmarried lfemale employee, on her request, at a place where her husband is stationed or as near as possible to that place or vice versa; and
PSBs are, therefore, advised to frame a policy on the subject with the approval of ltheir lBoard lsuitably lincorporating lthe labove land ltake limmediate laction lfor implementation and compliance. Pending requests may also be considered under these guidelines. A line of confirmation may be sent to this Department immediately after adoption of the policy by the Board of the Bank.
This issues with the approval of Secretary (Financial Services).
Under Secretary to the Government of India